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Strasbourg - Besançon
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Main stations in Strasbourg and Besançon
Strasbourg Gare CentraleOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 4:45am to 12:45am
Saturday: 4:45am to 12:45am
Sunday: 5am to 12:45am
Public holidays: 5am to 12:45am Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV, ICE), Regional trains (TER), Intercity night trains
SNCF rail agents, Facilities for disabled persons, Lost and found, Waiting rooms, Tourist Information Office, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Public Phone cabins.
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Travel inspiration in Strasbourg and Besançon
Strasbourg, the capital of Christmas
Strasbourg is the largest city of the Alsace region in France. Its old town centre known as the Grand Ile is nowadays a listed and protected UNESCO world heritage site where one can see its timber-framed houses, colourful window shutters and multi-storey steeply angled gables. Strasbourg is world known for its Christmas market, the biggest in Europe and one of the most imposing in the world. Inside the city itself, with its 12 Christmas markets spots, Strasbourg invites you to a pleasing stroll. Strasbourg is also home to the European Parliament, Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights.
Besançon, the fortified city
Bescançon’s old town La Boucle nestles in a tight meander of the River Doubs in Eastern France. The World Heritage-listed 17th-century citadel looks down on streets of white stone buildings dating as far back as Roman times. Archways and secretive courtyards are ripe for aimless wandering.